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From: "Gary Boivin" <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] CORRECT SPELLING OF GABRIEL BEAULNE AND HER PARENTS
Date: Fri, 11 May 2007 19:50:40 -0600
There is no such thing as "correct spelling" when it comes
to our ancestors --- whether they be English or French.
Names were spelled to conform to the grammar rules that
the recorder knew.
You can make "assumptions" as to what you think it might
be but your ancestors just might call you the first 3 letters of
"assumption" when you finally meet in the afterlife because
they don't like what you've done to their names. < VBG >.
So don't be too hung up on the term "correct spelling".
Josephte and Josette are homonyms.
They are pronounced exactly the same way.
And in the 1820's the spelling could change with every writing.
Just like BEAULNE = BAULNE = BONE
Blue Drouin ( Hommes ) has...
son of Antoine BAULNE=LAFRANCHISE
and Madeleine Marie LAROCQUEBRUNE
m. Aug 08 1820 St-Joachim, Pointe-Claire, Montreal, QC
Josephte Marie PROULX
daughter of Toussaint PROULX
and Hypolite SERAT
As an adult, I haven't found that Gabriel used LAFRANCHISE
but his brother Antoine did.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mireille Walker" <>
Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 3:52 PM
Subject: [Q-R] CORRECT SPELLING OF GABRIEL BEAULNE AND HER PARENTS
> Hi Everyone,
> Fist of all, to all Mothers on the list HAPPY MOTHER DAY.
> Now for my query:
> I have GRABRIEL BEAULNE on two different sources with conflicting name for
> his wife. One is MARIE-JOSETTE PROULX and her parents being TOUSSAINT
> PROULX and HYPPOLITE SERAT. Sources: World Family Tree Vol. 3, Ed. 1 and
> Institut Drouin Volume Blue - mariages femmes. They were married August 8
> 1920 in Pointe Claire, Quebec. The second one is Josephte Proulx (no
> parents listed or source), also married August 8 1920 in Pointe Claire,
> Quebec. Gabriel's parents are Antoine Beaulne and Madeleine
> Question which is correct? My guess would be the first one but want to
> sure this is correct.
> Thanks in advance for any help
> Mireille Walker (Proulx)
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